Hoi An Wreck Small Floral Boxes

£ 75.00

A selection of lovely Hoi An floral blue on white porcelain boxes. Perfect as a gift from antiquity and ideal to be used as a jewellery or trinket box.

NB: The price is per individual item.

Date: Circa Late 15th - early 16th century AD (approximately 1490 AD).
Provenance: From the Hoi An shipwreck, sank in the late 15th-early 16th century AD (approximately 1490). Recovered in the early 1990's.
Condition: Fine, complete and intact. Dulling of glazed surfaces due to seawater exposure.
£ 75.00
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Product Code: CS-21
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Around 1490 a junk loaded with fine Vietnamese pottery sank in the South China Sea. The hoard was named after the nearby town of Faifo, today known as Hoi An. The porcelain recovered came from the Hai Duong province, modern North Vietnam, known as the biggest production centre of ceramic and porcelain in Medieval Vietnam.  Many thousands of pieces of pottery have been recovered from the Hoi An shipwreck, making it one of the greatest recoveries of sunken treasure of all time.

To discover more about the Hoi An shipwreck, please visit our relevant post: The Hoi An Shipwreck.

Dimensions W 5.3 x H 4 cm
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Pottery

Blue and White Porcelain

Region

East Asia (Far East)

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